Jon Ward

Jon Ward is a trial and appellate lawyer with experience with a wide variety of matters, as can be seen by the list of his many practice areas. Jon represents individuals, businesses, and other groups in many different types of disputes.  He enjoys going to court, whether for hearings, trials, or oral arguments.  Jon prides himself on taking on difficult cases, including as co-counsel in cases for trial or on appeal.  

In 2021, Jon became a North Carolina Board Certified Appellate Practice Specialist, and was listed a “Legal Elite” by Business North Carolina® in Appellate Practice.  Jon has held an “AV” Martindale-Hubbell rating since 2014, and was named a “Rising Star” by North Carolina Super Lawyer® from 2013-2019.  He is involved with several law-related organizations and often volunteers his time to these groups.

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Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia

Education

  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Chapel Hill, NC, 2007 - J.D. (with Honors)
         - Holderness Moot Court, Member
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 2001 - B.A.
         - Phi Beta Kappa

Memberships

  • Greensboro Bar Association
  • Guilford Inn of Court
  • North Carolina Bar Association 
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice (NCAJ)

Miscellaneous

  • Super Lawyers® Rising Star in field of General Litigation, 2013-2019
  • Author, “Property, Fire, and Casualty Insurance,” Chapter 16 of LexisNexis Practice Guide: North Carolina Insurance Litigation (2022 Edition)
  • Author, “Health Insurance,” Chapter 17 of LexisNexis Practice Guide: North Carolina Insurance Litigation (2022 Edition)
  • North Carolina Board Certified Appellate Practice Specialist, 2021
  • "Legal Elite" for Appellate Practice, Business North Carolina, 2021